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The Friend

"His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left."

[Read the full text at Esquire]


The Coddling of the American Mind

"In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health."

[Read the full text at The Atlantic]


Stop Subsidizing Football

"Taxpayers shouldn’t be supporting a sport that’s giving kids brain damage and shouldn't build stadiums for billionaire NFL owners either."

[Read the full text at Reason]


The Uncomfortable Truth About Campus Rape Policy

"At many schools, the rules intended to protect victims of sexual assault mean students have lost their right to due process—and an accusation of wrongdoing can derail a person’s entire college education."

[Read the full text at The Atlantic]


The World is Relying on a Flawed Psychological Test to Fight Racism

"It’s personally convenient to recast subtle forms of prejudice as unconscious bias. That doesn’t make it true."

[Read the full text at Quartz]


"When You Find My Body": The Last Days of Hiker Gerry Largay

"Lost for at least 19 days in the Maine wilderness, the 66-year-old died as she had lived: with courage and with grace."

[Read the full text at the Boston Globe Magazine]